Curious case of Windows Technical Support using Windows Event Viewer to scare users

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When the call came yesterday morning, I assumed at first I was being trolled—it was just too perfect to be true. My phone showed only "Private Caller" and, when I answered out of curiosity, I was connected to "John," a young man with a clear Indian accent who said he was calling from "Windows Technical Support." My computer, he told me, had alerted him that it was infested with viruses. He wanted to show me the problem—then charge me to fix it.

“I am calling you from Windows”: A tech support scammer dials Ars Technica | Ars Technica
 
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The firms named in the suits are Pecon Software, Pecon Infotech, Pecon Software UK,

PCCare247, PCCare247 Solutions, Connexxions Infotech, Connexxions IT Services, Zeal IT Solution, Lakshmi Infosoul Services, Finmaestros, New World Services, MegaBites Solutions, Greybytes Cybertech P. and Shine Solutions Private.
 

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as you can see the popup download video from this page. you are probably blocking the video loading through one of the plugins. next time, check the link with adblocker etc. disabled. :)